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Caught on camera: 1 dead, 3 injured as bus runs over pedestrians, hits car, auto and two-wheeler in Secunderabad

Caught on camera: 1 dead, 3 injured as bus runs over pedestrians, hits car, auto and two-wheeler in Secunderabad

The incident took place near the Clock Tower in Secunderabad on Saturday after its driver lost control of the bus.

Jan 13, 2019, 08:07 AM IST
Congress seeking help from Pakistan to remove Narendra Modi as PM: Sitharaman

Congress seeking help from Pakistan to remove Narendra Modi as PM: Sitharaman

Sitharaman said that Pakistan is islolated only due to strong diplomatic moves of the Modi govt. 

Jan 13, 2019, 08:01 AM IST
Lalu takes to Urdu poetry to say he has not lost verve despite failing health

Lalu takes to Urdu poetry to say he has not lost verve despite failing health

The former Bihar chief minister has been away from active politics since his conviction in December 2017 in the Deoghar treasury case.

Jan 13, 2019, 07:19 AM IST
SP-BSP tie-up in UP first major blow to Congress' vision of 'grand alliance': Shiv Sena

SP-BSP tie-up in UP first major blow to Congress' vision of 'grand alliance': Shiv Sena

As per the pre-poll alliance, the SP and BSP will share 38 LS seats each and Congress has been kept out of the alliance.

Jan 13, 2019, 07:17 AM IST
Modi government aims to tempt voters with perks as Lok Sabha elections near

Modi government aims to tempt voters with perks as Lok Sabha elections near

The measures are likely to be a drain on finances in the Indian economy, where the Modi government is trying to stick to a decade-low fiscal deficit target of 3.3 percent of the gross domestic

Jan 13, 2019, 06:43 AM IST
Congress to support Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for new government if he quits BJP over Citizenship Bill

Congress to support Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for new government if he quits BJP over Citizenship Bill

The current 14th Assembly has 61 BJP, 25 Congress, 14 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), 13 AIUDF, 12 Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) and one independent MLA.

Jan 12, 2019, 23:56 PM IST
BJP central observers in Rajasthan on Sunday for legislature party leader election

BJP central observers in Rajasthan on Sunday for legislature party leader election

The party has chosen its legislature party in two other states -- Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh -- which had faced assembly polls along with Rajasthan.

Jan 12, 2019, 23:46 PM IST
India most favourite destination for global investments: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

India most favourite destination for global investments: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu

Quoting the World Bank`s latest forecast, he said the GDP is expected to grow at 7.3 per cent this fiscal and at 7.5 per cent in the following two years.

Jan 12, 2019, 23:42 PM IST
After vandalism, Kolkata theatres cancel screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

After vandalism, Kolkata theatres cancel screening of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'

The film, released on Friday, is based on a book with the same title written by Sanjaya Baru, former Prime Minister Singh`s media advisor.

Jan 12, 2019, 22:27 PM IST
Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019: Transgenders' 'Akhada' to participate for the first time

Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019: Transgenders' 'Akhada' to participate for the first time

Terming it 'Akhada beyond sexuality', the head priest of Kinnar Akhada on Friday called their first-time participation at the Kumbh 2019 as a step forward towards acceptance in the society.

Jan 12, 2019, 22:16 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj meets Uzbekistan FM Abdulaziz Kamilov; to attend India-Central Asia Dialogue

Sushma Swaraj meets Uzbekistan FM Abdulaziz Kamilov; to attend India-Central Asia Dialogue

Swaraj arrived in the ancient city of Samarkand on Saturday on a two-day visit to Uzbekistan to attend the first India-Central Asia Dialogue.

Jan 12, 2019, 22:04 PM IST
Air India issues clarification, says misgivings about stale food on return flights 'unfounded'

Air India issues clarification, says misgivings about stale food on return flights 'unfounded'

In a statement issued on Twitter, Air India said it "ensures strict compliance with quality checks at every step of its in-flight catering right from its flight kitchen".

Jan 12, 2019, 21:22 PM IST
NIA arrests key accused in ex-Jharkhand MLA's killing

NIA arrests key accused in ex-Jharkhand MLA's killing

Bhajo Hari Singh Munda, accused of killing MLA Ramesh Munda, was arrested by a team of the NIA Raipur from Jojahatu village in the state's Khunti district on Friday.

Jan 12, 2019, 20:54 PM IST
Cold wave continues to grip North India, disrupts air and rail traffic

Cold wave continues to grip North India, disrupts air and rail traffic

Severe cold wave conditions engulfed entire North India on Saturday affecting the air traffic and rail movement at several places. 

Jan 12, 2019, 20:42 PM IST
Bihar: 3 criminals killed in Begusarai after an encounter with police

Bihar: 3 criminals killed in Begusarai after an encounter with police

The criminals were identified as -- Sumant Kumar, Dharma Yadav and Balram Sahni.

Jan 12, 2019, 20:16 PM IST
Delhi's air quality recorded in severe, rainfall may bring respite

Delhi's air quality recorded in severe, rainfall may bring respite

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 423, which falls in the 'severe' category.

Jan 12, 2019, 19:42 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind signs bill providing 10% quota for economically weaker sections in general category

President Ram Nath Kovind signs bill providing 10% quota for economically weaker sections in general category

With this, the total percentage of the reservation will go up to 60, surpassing the 50 per cent ceiling prescribed by the Supreme Court.

Jan 12, 2019, 19:22 PM IST
UP CM Yogi Adityanath labels SP-BSP tie-up as 'casteist, corrupt, unholy alliance'

UP CM Yogi Adityanath labels SP-BSP tie-up as 'casteist, corrupt, unholy alliance'

The BSP and SP will share 38 seats each out of the state's 80 parliamentary constituencies and keep the Congress out of the alliance. 

Jan 12, 2019, 18:33 PM IST
Congress maintains silence on SP-BSP tie-up; likely to go it alone in UP in LS polls

Congress maintains silence on SP-BSP tie-up; likely to go it alone in UP in LS polls

All India Congress Committee general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh Ghulam Nabi Azad said the party would not react immediately and would come out with a detailed reaction in Lucknow on Sunday.

Jan 12, 2019, 17:51 PM IST
Mahagathbandhan a failed experiment, country wants a majboot not majboor sarkar: PM Modi

Mahagathbandhan a failed experiment, country wants a majboot not majboor sarkar: PM Modi

PM Modi came down heavily on Opposition parties in his valedictory remarks while winding up the two-day BJP National Convention.

Jan 12, 2019, 17:47 PM IST